Outdoors

October 31, 2014 6:38 PM
A chat with Seattle’s other championship-winning team
August 6, 2014 5:45 PM
If you’ve never seen the Steamroller Smackdown run by the School of Visual Concepts, you’ve been missing out. Lucky for you, though, it’s...
August 4, 2014 11:41 PM
It’s called a parklet and it’s got some people confused. Jennifer Wieland, public space program manager at SDOT, attributes the confusion...
July 25, 2014 7:40 PM
When August finally arrives in Seattle, owning a boat seems like a genius idea. Imagine it: tooling around Lake Washington every weekend,...
July 24, 2014 6:06 PM
PROS Parklets are miniature parks, funded, designed, built and maintained by the applicant (often a neighboring business) or community...
July 23, 2014 8:42 PM
Admit it. You kinda missed them last year. When the U.S. Navy announced that the 2013 Blue Angels air show would be canceled due to federal...
July 17, 2014 9:52 PM
The trees colored in Smurf-blue are long gone in downtown's Westlake Park, but now its usual crop of bistro tables and chairs have been...
June 26, 2014 5:04 PM
Though today may not be the sunniest day, it is officially summer. And that means there will be (I promise!) more sunny days and mellow...
June 19, 2014 10:20 PM
When it comes to summer’s local produce, surely the more-is-better philosophy wins. If you have a sweet tooth for local fruits and berries...
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June 4, 2014 6:12 PM
Seattle is known for its rabidly loyal fans—we love our Seahawks, Sounders, Storm and even the troubled Mariners—but there’s one local team...
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May 21, 2014 6:17 PM
The Northwest climate is heaven for ferns, where their fronded glory unfurls in countless dappled rockeries and shady groves. And as the...
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May 5, 2014 11:00 PM
Anyone can see the evidence on YouTube: a sea star (also known as a starfish) at the Vancouver Aquarium falling apart over seven hours in a...
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April 24, 2014 9:14 PM
Deeply troubled by recent natural disasters in Japan and Indonesia, former Boeing engineer Julian Sharpe saw a need to reimagine tsunami...
December 23, 2013 7:57 PM
The best thing about Seattle winter is that unlike frostier cities such as, say, Chicago, you can actually sit outdoors at night without...
December 19, 2013 10:54 PM
Earn your "cold badge of courage" at the annual Matthews Beach Polar Bear Plunge. Noon. Free. At the corner of 93rd Street and Sand Point...
October 24, 2013 9:47 PM
The country’s largest bike club is based in Seattle, and now the longstanding nonprofit—founded in 1970—has a new executive director....